Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Paid Internships for High School Students

Do you know youth looking for paid internships? Do they want to make $2,100 AND make a difference this summer? Apply today to be part of the ExxonMobil Green Team. The deadline for all applications HAS BEEN EXTENDED to Friday, January 22!

ExxonMobil Green Team is an eight-week summer youth initiative, administered by the Volunteer Center of North Texas, that provides paid internships for high school juniors and seniors. In Dallas, up to 50 Ambassador positions are available and students work in teams of three to five to develop environmentally-focused projects for local nonprofit organizations with the goal of increasing awareness of conservation and environmentalism. Throughout the summer, Green Team Ambassadors also attend classes at Southern Methodist University and participate in reflection sessions on leadership, financial aid for college, social responsibility, diversity and teamwork.

Students interested in applying for the 2010 summer program must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Enrolled as a high school junior or senior in Dallas County (as of the 2009-10 school year)
  • Available to participate in the eight-week program from June 11 – August 6
  • Provide/arrange daily transportation to and from all Green Team activities

Download the application at or for additional information, contact Christian Yazdanpanah toll free at 866-797-8268 ext. 299 or

All applications must be postmarked by January 22, 2010.